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Lemon-Mint Snap Peas & Lima Beans

From: EatingWell

Fresh-tasting lemon-mint vinaigrette dresses up snap peas and lima beans in a hurry. The creamy texture of limas is a perfect counterpart to the crunch of the sugar snap peas. Try this vinaigrette with asparagus and green beans too.

Servings: 6 servings, about 2/3 cup each
Prep: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins
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1   small shallot, minced
2 tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons  lemon juice
2 tablespoons  chopped fresh mint
1 teaspoon  Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon  sugar
1/4 teaspoon  salt
1/4 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
1 pound  sugar snap peas, trimmed
10 ounces  frozen baby lima beans, thawed
1. Whisk shallot, oil, lemon juice, mint, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
2. Bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a medium saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Steam snap peas and lima beans until the snap peas are tender-crisp and the lima beans are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes. Toss with the vinaigrette.
Nutrition Facts
Calories 137, Total Fat 5 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 4 g, Sodium 132 mg, Carbohydrate 18 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 5 g, Potassium 227 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 30%. Exchanges: Starch 0.5,Vegetable 1,Fat 1.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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